Periodicals>Magazine Article:  Vonnegut , Kurt (1988), Ladies & Gentlemen of A.D. 2088, Time Magazine, Retrieved on 2014-02-22
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    22 FEB 2014

     Nature Doesn't Need Our Help to Destroy the Earth

    For me, the most paralyzing news was that Nature was no conservationist. It needed no help from us in taking the planet apart and putting it back together some different way, not necessarily improving it from the viewpoint of living things. It set fire to forests with lightning bolts. It paved vast tracts of arable land with lava, which could no more support life than big-city parking lots. It had in the past sent glaciers down from the North Pole to grind up major portions of Asia, Europe, a...
    Folksonomies: nature environmentalism
    Folksonomies: nature environmentalism
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    Observation by Kurt Vonnegut that nature does a fine job of making the Earth uninhabitable regularly on its own.